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- Wed Feb 27, 2008 8:59 pm
- Forum: Your Garage Scene
- Topic: 1978 Vauxhall Chevette
- Replies: 17
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Clarkson is dead right, these Rover V8's sound like two fat people mud wrestling in a well. Lovely sound. That is one cool Chevette, a far cry from the asthmatic 1256cc Pastel blue 3 dr my Dad used to have! Very cool indeed
- Mon Jan 28, 2008 9:25 pm
- Forum: Engine Swaps And Conversions Area
- Topic: Engine swap issues - getting it in and located.
- Replies: 12
- Views: 6019
I saw a Dolly V8 at Himley (Dudley West Mids) last year and it was awesome. Certainly turned loads of heads despite the company it was keeping. (Ford model Y Hotrod, GT40 replica etc) I have some pics if you want to see it. Paintwork was superb too, a pearl red and silver, very expertly done!
I am so excited, my engine arrives this weekend! This means I can get on with the build. I just hope you guys wont get fed up with me asking daft questions in the Tech forums!! Will be taking more pics over the weekend as the stripdown continues, body off next then its chassis off to the blasters an...
- Fri Jan 18, 2008 2:00 pm
- Forum: Exhaust, Cylinder Heads, Fuel And Intake Area
- Topic: reving problem
- Replies: 9
- Views: 3534
The rubber diaphrams do perish and would give exactly the problem you describe. Had this on my late Fathers Sd1 and the difference when the new rubbers were fitted was tremendous. They are only a few quid too. There is an excellent book on the market (try Ebay) called SU Carburettors and fuel pumps....
- Fri Jan 18, 2008 1:57 pm
- Forum: Engines Area
- Topic: Troubleshooting failure. Need help, car dies
- Replies: 6
- Views: 1926
Would agree with Kiwi, my Scimitar had the same problem. The coil on my Scimitar got warm when the engine was hot causing it the break down inside. Leave the car to stand for five mins and it would go again. Took a week to track the fault down. Also check the integrity of your engine earth leads / c...